Ko-Tyit (Cochiti Pueblo) (Native American). <em>Olla or Jar</em>, late 19th century. Clay, pigment, 20 1/2 x 20 in. (52.1 x 50.8cm). Brooklyn Museum, Riggs Pueblo Pottery Fund, 02.257.2390. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 02.257.2390_bw.jpg)

Olla or Jar

Artist:Ko-Tyit (Cochiti Pueblo)

Medium: Clay, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 20 1/2 x 20 in. (52.1 x 50.8cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: 5H7-TOP

Accession Number: 02.257.2390

Image: 02.257.2390_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
The large vessel or olla has a round body, a short, wide neck and a wide mouth. Approximately 2/3 of the surface is decorated with a red, white, and black floral motif design.The entire surface of the pot is highly burnished and the lower section has oxegen fire flare burn marks. It would be used as a water jar.

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